John L. Reader Jr., 82, who retired as police chief in Brooklawn in 1991, died of a blood infection on Thursday, March 6, at Cooper University Medical Center in Camden.
William Clay Ford, 88, the owner of the Detroit Lions and last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford, has died in Detroit.
Afghanistan's influential Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim, 57, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban who was later accused with other warlords of targeting civilian areas during the country's civil war, died Sunday.
Carmen Berra, 85, the wife of New York Yankees great Yogi Berra, has died.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae starred on the Broadway stage and in films, yet it was her small-screen role as the tolerant and brassy wife of a Brooklyn bus driver for which she is most remembered.
Vincent Canzanese Jr., 82, of Westville, who with his wife, Donatella, owned the former Vincent's Mansion House in Gloucester City, died of complications from congestive heart disease on Tuesday, March 4, at his home.
She once rescued her 3-year-old daughter from a rampaging fire.
Bernard J. Goodheart, 83, of East Falls, the judge who played Cupid to hundreds of couples by marrying them in his City Hall courtroom on Valentine's Day, died Tuesday, March 4, of cancer at his home.
John W. Brigham, 82, of Cinnaminson, a Philadelphia police officer from December 1965 to May 1984, died Friday, Feb. 28, of complications from Alzheimer's disease at a daughter's home in Swedesboro.
Sydney Weiss, 86, formerly of Melrose Park, longtime principal of Kensington High School for Girls, died Tuesday, March 4, of Type 1 diabetes at a nursing facility in Clearwater, Fla.
Anthony Siedlecki, 92, a longtime resident of Haddonfield who was a career lineman for New Jersey Bell Telephone Co. from 1949 to 1988, died Tuesday, March 4, at Ann's Choice, the retirement community in Warminster where he had lived since 2008.
Sherwin Nuland, 83, a medical ethicist and surgeon who opposed assisted suicide and wrote an award-winning book about death called How We Die, died of prostate cancer Monday at his home in Hamden, Conn.
He shrugged off a reported Mafia murder contract in 1963.
William A. Benning, 76, of Malvern, a project engineer who rose to become an executive for a valve manufacturing company, died Saturday, March 1, of cancer at home.
He became a weightlifter and took vitamins before they were well-known.
David P. O'Brien, 57, of Lower Gwynedd, a college sports executive and educator for more than two decades, died Saturday, March 1, of cancer at his home.
Donald C. Marino, 74, chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association in 1984, died Monday, March 3, of congestive heart failure at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City.
Lawrence E. Pilot Jr., 90, of Ocean City, N.J., former president of his family's railroad construction firm in Philadelphia, died Saturday, March 1, at Martin Medical Center in Stuart, Fla.
Harvey M. Mitnick, 79, of Voorhees, who practiced law in South Jersey for more than 50 years, died Monday, March 3, of a sarcoma at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
George E. Moore, 67, of Northern Liberties, longtime legal counsel for Temple University, died Sunday, March 2, of cancer at his home.
Gerard Mortier, 70, a Belgian opera director whose nonconformist style often grated the tradition-bound elite and who became a fiercely avant-garde impresario, has died.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Joab Thomas, 81, who served as president of Pennsylvania State University from 1990 to 1995, died Monday in Tuscaloosa, officials said. The cause of death was unclear.
Justin Kaplan, 88, a cultural historian with a taste for troublemaking who wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Mark Twain and spiced the popular canon as general editor of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, died Sunday.
George E. Ehrlich, 85, of Philadelphia, an internationally renowned rheumatologist and adviser to the World Health Organization, died Friday, Feb. 28, of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Arden Courts in King of Prussia.
As commander of the community relations division of the Philadelphia Police Department in the early 1980s, E. Robert Korn enjoyed not only dealing with law-abiding citizens, but also at times being a face of the city, his son Warren said.
He was a devoted family man who made up songs to sing to his loved ones.
A longtime Temple University official, George E. Moore, who served as the institution's law counsel and Board of Trustees secretary for more than two decades, died Sunday.
Mary Y. Holcombe, 72, a former Philadelphia radio dispatcher and the widow of Fire Capt. David Holcombe, who died in the One Meridian Plaza fire in 1991, died Saturday, Feb. 8, of lung cancer at her home in San Rafael, Calif.
Rabbi Richard A. Levine, 75, of Voorhees, the longtime leader of what is now Adath Emanu-El, the Mount Laurel congregation, died of complications from a blood disease on Friday, Feb. 28, at Virtua Voorhees medical center.
He toured the world with the Alvin Ailey troupe and did designs for the Mummers.wb
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James Joseph Lavin Jr., 84, of Skippack, a police official in Philadelphia and later Jenkintown, died Tuesday, March 4, of cancer at home.
Katie Anne Castaldi, 31, of Sadsburyville, a stylist and image consultant who helped clients at a Jeffersonville hair salon show the world their best faces, died Tuesday, March 4, of injuries suffered in an auto accident on the Route 30 Bypass in Caln Township.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Gerard Mortier, a Belgian opera director whose nonconformist style often grated the tradition-bound elite and who became a fiercely avant-garde impresario, has died. He was 70.
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